How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!
Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)
Source: Afterthoughts, "Life and Human Nature" (1931).
Contributed by: Zaady
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Source: Afterthoughts, 1931
Isn't it odd that flowers are the reproductive organs of the plants they grow on?
I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers.
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.
To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.
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